Basement Windows

Windows are able to make your basement appear more pleasing and improve safety. Large basement windows, sometimes referred to as "egress windows," from Pella of Grand Rapids are built to permit more light into underground rooms than the older, smaller, rectangular windows that are added above ground. They also offer a way out in case of an emergency.

The main difference between basement, or egress, windows and standard windows is that basement windows are required to be made for an average-sized person to make it out in order to meet safety requirements set up in building codes. You are able to pick from appropriately sized casement, sliding or double-hung windows when you add basement windows. Be sure you totally understand local building codes before your purchase of basement windows.

Wood

Architect Series®

Architect Series basement windows in Florida home
Wood

Designer Series®

Designer Series basement windows
Wood

Pella® 450 Series

  • Pella’s most popular styles, sizes, features and options
  • Distinct grille types for the look of individual windowpanes
  • Competitively priced Pella® wood craftsmanship
  • ENERGY STAR®-rated features save energy
Pella 450 Series double-hung basement windows
Fiberglass

Pella® Impervia® Series

  • Made from Duracast®— the strongest, most durable material you can have in windows2
  • Excellent performance
  • The timeless look of a painted wood window
  • ENERGY STAR®-rated attributes save energy
Pella Impervia sliding basement window
Vinyl

Pella® 350 Series

  • Nearly invisible, exclusive SmoothSeam welded corners
  • Unique, detailed frame profile
  • Stronger and more durable than other vinyl windows
  • ENERGY STAR®-rated attributes save energy
Pella 350 Series basement window
Vinyl

Encompass by Pella®

  • Quality craftsmanship backed by Pella
  • Styles and options to accommodate the majority of budgets
  • Low-maintenance vinyl frames—no more painting!
  • ENERGY STAR®-rated attributes save energy
Encompass by Pella basement windows

To learn more about basement/egress windows, stop by your nearby Pella® showroom or click below to set up your free, in-home consultation.


 
1Based on data from research conducted by the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health at The University of Iowa.
2In testing performed in accordance with ASTM testing standards. Duracast® fiberglass composite from Pella has displayed superior performance in strength, ability to withstand heat and cold, and resistance to dents and scratches.
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